The Works of Samuel Johnson

ID: MAH 59722-E or MAH59722E

Creator: Haddon, J

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1820

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 21, Folder: 1-B

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"The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.," a new edition, in twelve volumes, to which is prefixed, "An Essay on his Life and Genius by Arthur Murphy, Esq., Vol 1 Containing Life and Poems." London: Printed for G. Walker, J. Akerman, E. Edwards, J. Harwood, W. Robinson and Sons, Liverpool; E. Thomson, Manchester; J. Noble, Hull; J. Wilson, Berwick; W. Whyte and Co. Edinburgh; and R. Griffin and Co. Glasgow; J. Haddon, Printer, Tabernacle Walk. One of 213 books from James Smithson's personal library which came to the Smithsonian with his bequest. Samuel Johnson taught at Pembroke College, Oxford University, while James Smithson was a student there.


  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • Pembroke College (Oxford University)


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  • Johnson, Samuel
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  • Literature--18th century


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MAH 59722-E or MAH59722E

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Color: Black and White; Size: 4 x 5; Type of Image: Book; Medium: Photographic print

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